Rockets debate Knicks, Bulls offers for T-Mac

Marc J. Spears and Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo! Sports

The Houston Rockets continued to hold substantive talks with the New
York Knicks and Chicago Bulls about exiled guard Tracy McGrady(notes),
with sources close to the negotiations saying the Rockets had yet to
finalize their decision.

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Knicks in serious talks for McGrady

Adrian Wojnarowski and Marc J. Spears

The New York Knicks are getting closer to reaching the Houston Rockets’
demands for Tracy McGrady(notes) and his $23 million expiring contract,
league sources told Yahoo! Sports.

The Knicks and Rockets have designed the framework of a deal that would
unload New York’s Jared Jeffries(notes), Jordan Hill(notes) and either
Al Harrington(notes) or Larry Hughes(notes) for McGrady, Joey
Dorsey(notes) and Brian Cook(notes).

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Knicks Said to Renew McGrady Bid, but Math May Not Work


Four days before the N.B.A.’s trading deadline, the Knicks have renewed
efforts to acquire the former All-Star Tracy McGrady from the Houston
Rockets, according to two people close to the talks.

There were substantive discussions on Sunday between the Knicks’
president, Donnie Walsh; Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey; and
McGrady’s agent, Arn Tellem, according to the people, who did not want
to be identified discussing the negotiations. Continue reading “Knicks Said to Renew McGrady Bid, but Math May Not Work” »

Walsh not just flirting with T-Mac


Knicks president Donnie Walsh said a misperception exists that his
interest in the Rockets’ Tracy McGrady is solely as a rental to inject
life into a dying season.

"There’s reasons other than that," Walsh told The Post.

Walsh declined to specify, but a source said the Knicks would like to
see if McGrady is someone to consider re-signing in July. At least
they’d have a fallback candidate if McGrady excels and they are unable
to land one of the top free agents, LeBron James or Dwyane Wade.

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Another T-Mac rumor

No news on T-Mac: A rumor regarding Tracy McGrady received far more airplay than it deserved Tuesday.

McGrady is on leave from the Houston Rockets and working out in Chicago
with trainer Tim Grover, hoping for a trade. The Bulls have some
interest, but only if they can increase their cap space for next
summer. McGrady has an expiring contract worth $23 million. Continue reading “Another T-Mac rumor” »

T-Mac deal not on horizon for Knicks


Where was Tracy McGrady when you need him?

The Knicks could have used T-Mac in last night’s stinker in the Swamp,
losing to the pathetic Nets, 104-95, and showing they probably need a
boost if they are serious about staying in a playoff race.

But if the Knicks do get McGrady, it might not be for a long while. Continue reading “T-Mac deal not on horizon for Knicks” »